A third-quarter moon is when the moon exactly squares the Sun. When compared to the first quarter moon, the third-quarter Moon illuminates the other half of the Moon. The Moon rises in the middle of the night and sets in the middle of the day on the day of the third quarter. The third-quarter moon happens about a week before a new moon. This makes it a third-quarter moon. You can find out when the next third quarter moon is here as well as the other moon phases like the New Moon, Waxing Crescent Moon, First Quarter Moon, Waxing Gibbous Moon, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous Moon, and Wanning Crescent Moon.
Third Quarter moons are about reflecting on the past and readjusting things in your life. It is a time when we tend to go inward, reflect and readjust things. This is a time where the pressure feels like it has been released from the Full Moon prior.
The third-quarter moon is the last significant phase of the lunar cycle prior to the new moon, which means we have had about 3 weeks since the last new moon. It is important to look at where the last new moon was. The third-quarter moon is connected to the new moon. This can be a time to think things through and process what has happened over the last 3 weeks. This is also a time for accepting, surrendering, and allowing. They are also about rest, readjustment, and reflection.
You want to look at the sign the third quarter moon is in to look at what needs readjusting and reassessing. The sign the moon is in is what you will want to look at to readjust in your life.
Third Quarter Moon in Aries
This is a time where you can go inwards and reflect on how you do things and release an old identity, an od self, and an old way of doing things.
Third Quarter Moon in Taurus
When the third-quarter moon is in Taurus it is asking you to look at your values, possessions, stability, and security. This is a good time to look at what you value and what can bring more stability into your life.
Third Quarter Moon in Gemini
This is a good time to go inwards and readjust the way you think and communicate and our life. This can be a time where are more playful and want simple. This is a time where you feel like things are easier and happier.
Third Quarter Moon in Cancer
This is a good time to reaccess your emotions. It can also be a good time to reaccess your home or family situation. This can be a good time to reevaluate our living situation, home, family, and emotions. This is a good time to look at what might bring more emotional stability into your life in the future.
Third Quarter Moon in Leo
Third Quarter Moon in Virgo
Third Quarter Moon in Libra
Third Quarter Moon in Scorpio
During this time you can be reflecting on your relationships and money. It can also be a time for rearranging your money, relationships, and emotions. This a good time to look at your emotions and what you truly desire. You can find you have a desire to make changes during this time.
Third Quarter Moon in Sagittarius
During this time we can feel more blessed and optimistic. We can feel we are starting a new optimistic chapter of life. During this time we can see the blessings in our life. We can feel more inspired.
Third Quarter Moon in Capricorn
During this time we can be looking at how we manage and structure our lives. We can be readjusting and reflecting on more serious things in life. This can also be a time when we are looking at the boundaries we have created and reevaluated them. This is a good time to look at where your life is going.
Third Quarter Moon in Aquarius
This is a good time to look at what is next and what you want your future to look like and get a different vision of your future. This is a good time to get a different perspective on your life. You may also find you are associating with different people during this time and may reassess your friendships during this time.
Third Quarter Moon in Pisces
When the third-quarter moon is in Pisces this can be a good time to go inward and reflect on things. What can you let go of from the past? How can you adjust your emotions in a positive way? This can be a good time to heal from the past. This time period can be asking you to trust your intuition. This can be a time where you feel more at peace with the past.
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